Dave Galanin 1955-2021: A ‘Dog’ who carved in silver, but strummed in blues

The passing of Sitkan Dave Galanin in December was a two-fold loss for Alaska: He was a renown engraver in the Northwest Coast tradition, and he was singer and slide-guitarist from somewhere deep within the Delta Blues. Most of all, however, he was a teacher, whose legacy survives in the art of his own family, and in the work of his students. Read More